Uniban-d Together: Uniban added 24 shops to network since 2021

Hamilton, Ontario — Uniban Canada is taking a moment for some self-care, announcing that the company has been deep in store orientation training sessions with new and existing shop owners over the past year. The company welcomed 24 new shops into the network since 2021 and has been hard at work getting new franchisees, as […]

Glass Acts: UniglassPlus/Ziebart Carleton Place owners named Franchisee of the Year by IFA

Carleton Place, Ontario — An Ottawa-area glass repair shop is getting high praise after being named International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Franchisees of the Year at the organization’s 62nd Annual Convention in San Diego, Calif. Owners of UniglassPlus/Ziebart Carleton Place, Claire Lamarche and Jean-Francois Joyal were recognized for the outstanding operation of their facility in Carleton […]

Wade’s Way: Maaco Dartmouth’s Wade MacKay recognized as a top franchisee

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia— The Maritimes had their moment at Maaco’s virtual summit this week, as Dartmouth, N.S.’s Wade MacKay was the sole Canadian shop owner recognized as a top-performing franchisee in the company’s northern region. MacKay runs Maaco Collision Repair Dartmouth and has been recognized by his banner for outstanding performance in car count, sales […]

Consolidation Craze: Vincent Romans predicts aggressive consolidation 

Las Vegas, Nevada ⁠— Vincent Romans says he’s seen more independent collision repairers considering selling their business than ever before, he told audiences at the MSO Symposium at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay on Monday. The managing partner of the Romans Group and publisher of an annual whitepaper on the U.S. and Canadian collision industries spoke […]

Nine and Dine: CSN Western division hosts golf weekend for franchisees, partners

Toronto, Ontario — Nothing brings the Canadian collision repair community together like a couple days of golf and good times in western Canada, as CSN’s western partners descended on Coquitlam, B.C. and Lacombe, Alta. this past weekend. The festivities spanned over Sept. 22-23 at two golf courses and welcomed CSN licensees, partnered vendors and insurance […]